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July 2018

Ramesh Kaipa Dr. Ramesh Kaipa assumes Department head position effective July 1 2018.

May 2018

Mackenzie Landis Mackenzie Landis (1st year graduate student) won the second place in the OSU Presidential Fellows' Grand Three Minute Challenge (3MC) that was conducted on 24th April. The 3MC is a head-to-head competition of winners from the OSU 2016 3MP and the 2017 3MT®. Mackenzie's presentation was tilted "Speech-Language Pathologists: Building Communication" and it was very well received. Previously Mackenzie was awarded the first place in the 3MP competition in 2016 for her presentation on the same topic. Mackenzie's advisor was Dr. Ramesh Kaipa. This is the second consecutive year that CDIS has won first place in the 3MP completion. Congratulation Mackenzie.

April 2018

Anna Ebert Anna Ebert, a senior graduating in May 2018, was awarded the outstanding department senior for the year 2017-2018. In the past, she has been on President's Honors Roll as well as has received the Regents Distinguished Scholarship and the Hutch's Scholars Award. She is currently working on her Honors thesis examining the current evidence for use of ipads and mobile devices in language based intervention for children with autism spectrum disorders.

March 2018

Ten Communication Sciences and Disorders students visited Spain and Portugal on a Study Abroad trip during Spring Break. (3/26/2018)

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 November 2017

Senior of Significance 2017 The Seniors of Significance Award recognizes students who have excelled in scholarship, leadership and service to campus and community and have brought distinction to OSU.
Forty-eight students were selected to represent the top one percent of the Class of 2018 including all six OSU undergraduate colleges. Averie Hinchey and Allison Brockette represent the Department of Communication Sciences and Disorders. (11/30/2017)
CDIS 2 1325 McKenzie Landis (holding two over-sized checks) delivered a flawless on the profession of Speech-Language Pathology that not only earned the first place in the University-wide 3 Minute Presentation (3MP) competition but the People’s Choice Award as well. Sundari “Sunni" Ethridge participated (holding the over-sized check behind McKenzie Landis) in a lucky drawing and won $250 for professional development as well as won the CDIS program $2,000 for graduate student travel. McKenzie Landis also participated in a lucky drawing for 3MP contestants in the preliminary and finals and won $250 that would cover for her professional developments costs. Congratulations to Mackenzie and Sunni. This is the second year in a row that CDIS has won the first place in 3MP as well as the People’s Choice Award. (11/6/2017)

 

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